bite/snap somebody's head off(redirected from bite somebody's head off)
bite someone's head off
Fig. to speak sharply and with great anger to someone. (Fixed order.) Don't bite my head off! Be patient. I'm very sorry I lost my tempter. I didn't mean to bite your head off.
snap someone's head off
Fig. to speak very sharply to someone. (Based on snap at someone.) How rude! Don't snap my head off! Mary snapped Ted's head off because he had come in late.
bite/snap somebody’s ˈhead off(informal) speak to somebody angrily without good reason: He was only making a suggestion — there’s no need to snap his head off!
bite (someone's) head off
To respond to a comment in an angry or reproachful way.